Silicon Valley’s Youngest VC-Funded CEO, Brian Wong, Speaker Panel
Meet with Brian Wong, CEO of Kiip, a reward platform and mobile app that makes use of moments of achievement such and turn them into a marketing opportunity by giving users relevant rewards. Kiip is used by more than 500 major brands to reach 70 million users through 1500 games and apps. Backed by American Express Ventures, Hummer Winblad, Relay Ventures, True Ventures, Digital Garage and others, the company launched in 2010 has raised over $32 million in funding to date.
About Brian Wong:
He co-founded Kiip at 19, and he is one of the youngest people to receive venture capital funding. Brian has been recognized with many awards for his creative and entrepreneurial achievements, including Forbes’ “30 under 30” for three years, Business Insider’s “Top 25 Under 25 in Silicon Valley,” Mashable’s “Top 5 Entrepreneurs to Watch,” and AdAge “Creativity Top 50.” He speaks routinely to corporations such as Kraft, Proctor & Gamble, MasterCard, Pepsi, and Deloitte, and has keynoted at Forbes Summits, Cannes Lions, TEDx events around the world, and more. Brian is the author of “The Cheat Code” sharing experiences and tips on how to get a leg up on the competition, garner attention for creative thinkers and their ideas, and to accelerate success.
About the event:
Brian will share the bubble mindset of Silicon Valley and start-ups and how he turned tough situations and economic conditions to his advantage and got ahead in the startup game with little tweaks - or what Brian calls, 'The Cheat Code,’ the title of his book.
Organized by Kai Entrepreneurship Wesleyan and the Career Center.
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